Personal development at King of Kings lays the foundation for the student to develop into an intellectually empowered and responsible individual who understands the importance of human interaction, interconnectedness and interdependence.
The foundation for continuous personal development is built on:
- personal coaching that strengthens endurance, self-confidence and purposefulness
- having individuals learn to reflect, take responsibility and influence their personal learning process
- basing learning on the individual attributes
- collaborating for learning
- exposing individuals to scenarios that challenge and foster inquiry, stimulate critical, creative and flexible thinking
Student Development Practices
Student development practices emphasize life, employment, and occupational skill development through school-based and work-based learning experiences. Student assessment and accommodations provide a fundamental basis for student development resulting in successful transitions.
Critical components of student development practices:
All students are able to:
- Have access to school-based, extracurricular activities that develop social, emotional, and physical health and wellness, etc., of the student’s choosing.
- Take part in assessments of college, career, and independent living readiness (e.g., academic, cognitive, career/occupational, adaptive behavior) that is routinely collected and used to inform student-focused planning.
- Acquire academic skills appropriate to support postsecondary goals through direct instruction and/or added support, as necessary.
- Acquire skills for independent living development through direct instruction and/or added support, as necessary.
- Develop employment and occupational skills, including paid work experience, through direct instruction and/or added support, as necessary.
- Acquire the skills, behaviors, and attitudes, through direct instruction and/or added support, as necessary, that enable them to learn and grow in self-knowledge, social interactions, physical and emotional health, and self-determination.
King of Kings focused on top 20 Principles that is education, school, developmental, social, cognitive, psychometrics, media, counseling and clinical psychology. Each of the contributors has some expertise in the application of psychological science to early childhood, elementary, secondary, gifted or special education; social/emotional learning; or school climate.
The principles are organized into five areas of psychological functioning: cognition and learning; motivation; social and emotional dimensions; context and learning; and assessment. Each of the individual principles listed in the document includes an explanation of the concept, its relevance for instruction, specific tips for teachers and a comprehensive list of related references.
Although the Top 20 principles are designed to apply psychological science broadly to pre-K to 12 teaching, they can also be utilized specifically to enhance the curriculum of introduction to psychology courses and help students develop skills that will help them learn more effectively in all of their classes.
King of Kings inculcate the students with the following moral values and implementation in their life.
- Respect towards others
- Personal responsibility
- Conflict resolution
- Better attendance
- Calm articulation
- Community contributions
When students are regularly exposed to discussion of these virtuous characteristics and encouraged to assume these qualities, it will result in fewer discipline referrals, improved attendance, better homework completion, decreases in bullying and exclusion, declines in conflicts between students and teachers, more mature understand of tasks, comfort and ownership in the classroom, and other positive elements that impact student learning.